A rundown of the retail scene to guide you through the must-dos, from the locals’ favorite deli to discounted designer labels
Though its markets are truly something —high five to you, La Boqueria and Sant Antoni—Barcelona’s best shopping doesn’t just come from stalls. But where on earth to start? We get it. The boutiques and souvenir shops can be a lot to sift through. Fortunately, we have. Barcelona is a city that can accommodate a wide swath of shopping styles: both big spending, retail therapy types and those who looking to bring home a single piece that is, at once, unique, meaningful and cheap. This quick rundown of the retail scene will guide you through the must-dos, from the locals’ favorite deli to discounted designer labels. Continue at Source: Where to Go Shopping in Barcelona
These are the best things to see and do the next time you’re in Barcelona.
There’s a reason Barcelona is one of the most popular destinations in the world: It truly offers something for everyone, from beautiful beaches to thrilling Spanish nightlife to plenty of Michelin stars that’ll overjoy any foodie to renowned museums to architectural wonders. After all, Antoni Gaudí’s masterpieces dot the city, making seeing them in person worth the trip alone.
These are just a few of the must-see tourist attractions in Barcelona: … Continue at Source: Must-See Tourist Attractions In Barcelona
There’s loads to keep kids engaged and off the iPad, whether they’re into soccer, science, animals or ice cream.
Of course Barcelona is a hit with adults, but how to avoid the dreaded “I’m bored” for a demographic whose interests don’t include cava and Catalan architecture? Good news: Barcelona with kids is easy to pull off, and a good time for every generation involved. The city’s sandy beaches are only the start of the entertainment program. There’s loads to keep young ones engaged and off the iPad, whether they’re into soccer, science, animals or ice cream. And don’t worry, there’s are some opportunities for a glass of cava along the way. Read on for our favorite child-friendly activities in the Catalan capital. Continue at Source: Best Things to Do With Kids in Barcelona
Whether you’re looking for nightlife, a quiet respite or a convenient location in the bustling city center, there’s a fantastic hotel in beloved Barcelona, Spain, for every type of traveler. From luxury to boutique and lots in between, here are the best hotels in the city.
The elegant urban resort is exactly what you’d expect aesthetically from the Barcelona edition of Ian Schrager’s boutique hotel group, Edition, with its airy lobby and breezy 10th-floor terrace where Latin-Asian bar fare is served. Continue at Source: The Best Hotels In Barcelona
The author Carlos Ruiz Zafón offers a travel guide to his hometown with a darker spin on some familiar spots. In Carlos Ruiz Zafón’s Barcelona, the well-trodden capital of Spain’s Catalonia region, there is still much to discover beneath the surface. “Treasures beneath the noise” are how the best-selling novelist, whose books present a vivid portrait of his native Barcelona, describes frequent haunts in his hometown. Continue at Source: Five Places to Visit in Barcelona
From Mediterannean seafood at Fismuler to modernist tapas at Tickets to 150-day-aged steaks at LomoAlto, what to eat in the Catalonian capital.
Model Nina Urgell Cloquell (IG: @ninauc) finds a tranquil spot to relax on the Costa Brava near Girona, an easy drive from nearby Barcelona and an ideal day trip. Barcelona, the Catalan capital of Spain , is a rich and varied buffet for the senses: easily explorable, stunningly beautiful, by turns graceful and gritty. Read More …
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